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The Importance of Community Planning Community planning is an essential part of economic development and establishment of a character unique to the community Lack of planning leaves all development or lack thereof up to market forces In many cases market forces will dominate a communities identity but they are not always perfectly aligned with the desires and values of community members A town city or region left to develop without the aid of a comprehensive planning strategy may deteriorate or become a faceless strip of generic America In addition to the loss of character a community may suffer negative effects may be felt in the economy the environment the infrastructure and most importantly the quality of life experienced by the residing members of the community O f course every aspect of a community can not be planned for and controlled but some effort must be applied For example a small fishing community can not plan to develop an economy based on mining It can however influence the future health of its present economy and encourage the growth and development of new industries It can maintain or change the appearance of the town It can preserve or improve the quality of life within the community Most communities are well aware of the importance of planning when it comes to the economy of an area but many small towns and cities seem to ignore other aspects of the planning process which could greatly affect the town Most people feel that the economy is the single most important aspect to a communitys health and vitality They overlook some simple things which could easily be changed and would improve the looks functionality and enjoyability of a town A modern trend in urban America is the abandonment of downtown centers These areas need not be lost They are extremely important maintaining character and can actually become a nuisance if left to decay beyond a certain
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